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In proposing the debate to the Backbench Business Committee, Alistair Carmichael commented there would be, “no shortage of things to be discussing”, and listed a number of areas of concern. These were:

  • fisheries post brexit, including the review of fisheries post 2026, included in the UK and EU Trade and Co-operation agreement
  • new medical certificate requirements for inshore fishers
  • changes to visa requirements for foreign inshore fishing crews
  • concerns about how the competing uses of the marine environment affect the fishing industry (the spatial squeeze).

Further information is provided on these topics in this pack, as well as recent Parliamentary and news material.

In addition, the following library briefings cover a range of further issues affecting the fishing industry:

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